Halloween Safety for your Pets

dogs halloweenHalloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let’s face it, it can be a nightmare for some of our furry friends. Forgo the stress and dangers this year by following these 10 easy tips:


  • Trick-or-treat candies are not for pets
  • Don’t leave pets out in the yard on Halloween
  • Keep pets confined and away from the door
  • Keep your outdoor cats inside several days before and several days after Halloween
  • Keep Halloween plants such as pumpkins and corn out of reach
  • Don’t keep lit pumpkins around pets
  • Keep wires and electric cords out of reach
  • Don’t dress your pet in a costume unless you know they’ll love it
  • Try on pet costumes before the big night
  • Make sure your dog or cat has their ID tags on


More details about these important tips can be found at PetMD here.